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  • Police union files grievance about overtime pay

    Police union files grievance about overtime pay
    The union that represents rank-and-file Chicago police officers has filed a grievance over the department’s plans to pay overtime to thousands of cops who work this weekend for the NATO summit, saying by contract that officers should also be given...
  • Lawyers for NATO protesters allege improper arrests

    Lawyers for NATO protesters allege improper arrests
    Officers wearing Chicago Police uniforms raided an apartment in Bridgeport late Wednesday and detained at least eight activists without justification, lawyers working on behalf of NATO protesters alleged today. Police refused to provide any details about...
  • NATO transportation challenges begin on Friday

    One of Thursday's most-read stories online pertained to traffic and transportation challenges posed by NATO summit meetings and planned protests. The Tribune's Jon Hilkevitch describes in this short video conversation what -- and where -- to avoid....
  • NATO summit protest photos: Friday, May 18

    NATO summit protest photos: Friday, May 18
  • Word power

    Word power
    Earlier this year, when Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed a 100-book required reading list for his compatriots, it provoked anxiety, rekindling memories of Soviet-era censorship. The furor underscored an important point: that literature plays a...
  • Outside G-8 summit, few protesters

    — A high-profile meeting of world leaders at Camp David drew only sparse protests Friday despite extensive security preparations by local officials. Frederick County closed public schools Friday and police said they felt obligated to "prepare for...
  • The NATO summit in Chicago, in a nutshell

    The NATO summit in Chicago, in a nutshell
    What can NATO afford to do in times of fiscal stress? If budgetary challenges are going to force NATO to reinvent itself, what new things can they try to do? And why must they meet in a city at all? U.S. Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, Chairman of the Joint...
  • Cops: Protesters threatened that 'city will never be the same'

    Cops: Protesters threatened that 'city will never be the same'
    Three out-of-state men arrested in a Bridgeport apartment raid days before the NATO summit considered hitting President Obama's campaign headquarters, Mayor Rahm Emanuel's house and police stations with "incendiary devices," according to court documents....
  • From canals to clocks: Famous Chicago conventions

    From canals to clocks: Famous Chicago conventions
    The NATO summit, which opens Sunday with more than 60 heads of state expected to attend, is the most august such gathering in Chicago history. As far as conventions go, though, the number of participants is middling compared with others the city regularly...
  • Heightened NATO security in effect for commuters

    Heightened NATO security in effect for commuters
    Trains were stopped for an hour and a half on the Metra Electric District line on the South Side this morning while authorities investigated a suspicious package that turned out to be an empty suitcase, authorities said. Two inbound trains, numbers 114...
  • Concert review: Bonnie Raitt at Chicago Theatre

    Concert review: Bonnie Raitt at Chicago Theatre
    Bonnie Raitt claimed she was “intimidated” by the Chicago Theatre, but that hardly seemed the case Saturday in the first of two sold-out concerts at the Loop landmark. Raitt’s wisecracks, several at her own expense, and genial banter...